eOrganic brings you selected live broadcasts of presentations from the Carolina Organic Commodities and Livestock Conference which took place on January 12-13, 2012.
Watch the webinars on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL81CBBBD08C84BC75
Updates from the NCSU Organic Cropping Systems Program and Growing Canola
Dr. Chris Reberg-Horton, North Carolina State University, provides project updates and discusses growing canola in North Carolina.
Increasing Soil Fertility and Health Through Cover Crops
Dr. Julie Grossman, North Carolina State University, covers soil biology and green manures, data on spring termination of cover crops, and nitrogen contribution of cover crops.
Organic Weed Management in Organic Grain Cropping Systems
Dr. Chris Reberg-Horton, North Carolina State University, discusses blind and between-row cultivation, seeding rate, fallow periods, crop rotation, variety selection, rolling, and more. He stresses the importance of large amounts of cover crop biomass for weed control.
Soil Fertility Management in Organic Grain Cropping Systems
Dr. John Spargo, University of Massachusetts, discusses organic approved forms of N, P, and K, and how they are best utilized in organic cropping systems.
Soil Fertility Management for Organic Wheat Production
Dr. John Spargo, University of Massachusetts, provides nitrogen recommendations for wheat grown in North Carolina and reviews research on fertility trials.
Wheat Mycotoxins in Organic Grain Systems
Dr. Christina Cowger, USDA-ARS and NCSU, reviews the life cycle and management of the pathogens that contribute to wheat mycotoxins.
Wheat Varietal Selection for Organic Farms in North Carolina
Dr. Chris Reberg-Horton, North Carolina State University introduces the different types of wheat for production in North Carolina and the results of some variety trials.
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